Young Rock, which is the comedic sitcom chronicling Dwayne The Rock Johnson’s childhood growing up in the crazy wrestling business is set to debut on Tuesday Night during the 8pm hour. The show will premiere along side another new sitcom called “Kenan”.
According to Deadline: The Dwayne Johnson-Nahnatchka Khan’s Young Rock and Kenan Thompson starrer Kenan will air in the Tuesday 8 PM hour through the end of May, finishing their orders.
Here is the official description of the show per NBC:
“Young Rock” focuses on different chapters of Dwayne Johnson’s life. From growing up in a strong and resilient family, to being surrounded by the wild characters of his professional wrestling family, to playing football at the University of Miami, the show will explore the crazy rollercoaster that has shaped Dwayne into the man he is today and the larger-than-life characters he’s met along the way.
Dwayne Johnson, Joseph Lee Anderson, Stacey Leilua, Adrian Groulx, Bradley Constant, Uli Latukefu, Ana Tuisila, Fasitua Amosa and John Tui star.
Nahnatchka Khan, Dwayne Johnson, Jeff Chiang, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz and Jennifer Carreras serve as executive producers.
“Young Rock” is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, Seven Bucks Productions and Fierce Baby Productions.
Mike’s Take: Needless to say I’m excited for this show and happy to see pro wrestling het such a big spotlight. This will add to my Tuesday Night priority viewing along with IMPACT and the Dark Side of the Ring series thats debuting soon.